|Upon receipt of admit offer letter||Please order one official copy of your transcripts from all academic institutions attended (beyond secondary school or community college), to be sent to the email address listed below. The transcript(s) must be sent by the Registrar’s office or the service that provides e-transcripts for your University. If you have already graduated, the transcript(s) must specify the degree(s) conferred and the date(s) of conferral. Again, your official e-Transcripts should be sent directly by your University/College to the UCLA Anderson MFE Admissions Coordinator, Jeff Credidio, at firstname.lastname@example.org.|
|Upon receipt of admit offer letter||For admits who are pursuing or have earned a degree from a university outside of the US:
Please request that your University issue official, final e-Transcripts (this includes all official transcripts AND official degree certificates/diplomas in your native language and official English translation) at this time. Please order all required academic documents to be sent directly from your University to Jeff Credidio, Admissions Coordinator, at email@example.com. If your University does not provide documents through an official service, please request your Registrar’s office to email one complete set of your most up-to-date, in-progress or final transcripts and degree certificates/diplomas in your native language and English translation directly to Jeff Credidio at the email above.
|By end of June||In your application, you acknowledged that all of the information you provided is true and accurate. As such, all admitted students will go through a background check through Re Vera Services, LLC, which will cost $80usd, and is to be paid by you to the vendor and completed no later than June 30, 2023. UCLA Graduate Division reserves the right to revoke an offer of admission if any information is found to be falsified or other fraudulent action has been taken.
Wait for a link from firstname.lastname@example.org in order to initiate the verification process. Follow the instructions and submit your payment to Re Vera Services, LLC to complete the background check.
|See admit offer letter||Complete your online Statement of Intention to Register (SIR) and pay your $2,000 non-refundable enrollment deposit by your deadline.|
|After submitting SIR and Deposit||International Students Only: See Information on I-20/Visa for newly admitted students|
|Upon receipt of DCISS email||International Students Only: Upload Confidential Financial Statement to the Dashew Center for International Students & Scholars website (DCISS) after you have received their email with instructions on how to complete the process for your I-20 request for the F-1 visa. If you have questions, please contact DCISS.|
|ASAP||Domestic Students Interested in Financial Aid: Complete FAFSA|
|ASAP||Apply for Financial Aid
For assistance with student loans, contact Connie Beaumont-Field, MFE Program Financial Aid Office
|ASAP||View Program Calendar & Fees|
|Required for Fall 2023||Health insurance is mandatory for all UCLA registered students. All students are automatically enrolled in UC Student Health Insurance Plan (UCSHIP), and may waive enrollment if current health insurance meets requirements.|
|By June||Review laptop requirements, recommended laptop models, and purchase a laptop if needed|
Research your housing and accommodation options!
Please look through the Student Life and Housing page which has a number of resources.
Students interested in applying for UCLA Grad Student and Family Housing, please apply online HERE.
The UCLA Anderson Housing Guide is put together by students each year and is also quite useful.
Begin the MFE Career Summer Series!
Join by clicking the link above (*coming soon) and logging in with your UCLA single sign-on credentials. You’ll also be asked to agree to the BruinLearn/Canvas user agreement (BruinLearn is the platform you'll be using for all your courses at UCLA Anderson).
This portal will take you through the full scope of the career journey to set a foundation so that you can be prepared and put your best self forward.
|By end of June||Register for the Summer Math and Programming Bootcamp. This will be held from late July through early September. The class will consist of 3 sessions per week (approx. 2 hours each).
A DataCamp subscription will be offered at no cost – once you have your Anderson email activated you can take Python, R, SQL courses at your own pace.
Complete Bloomberg BMC (Optional)
|By June||Register for the recommended C++ Programming for Financial Engineering course through QuantNet|
|Beginning in August||Submit photo online to apply for Bruincard, your official university ID.|
|ASAP||Register for MANDATORY MFE Orientation taking place in September 2023 (exact dates coming soon)|
|ASAP||Register for REQUIRED R Programming Workshop taking place in September 2023 (exact dates coming soon)|
|ASAP||Upload signed Disclosure of Information Form to our UCLA MFE Box folder. Please use the following format: LAST NAME_First Name_Disclosure of Information Form|
|ASAP||Upload your 2" x 2" (passport-sized) photo for the MFE Class of 2024 Photo Roster to our UCLA MFE Box Folder. Please use the following format: LAST NAME_First Name_Photo|
|By Early August||Students interested in purchasing a parking permit visit UCLA Parking Permit|
|By Early August||Complete Tech Orientation (coming soon) & Activate Anderson Network and Email Account
Suggested Laptop Specifications and Additional Information
|Beginning in September||Purchase Textbooks & Course Materials at Lu Valle Commons Bookstore or Online|
|By September 1||Sign Up for Bruin Direct|
|September 2023||Attend the MANDATORY MFE Orientation|
|September 2023||Attend the required R Programming Workshop|
|By September 20||Pay UCLA First Quarter Student Fees through MyUCLA|
|End of August||International Students Only: Follow instructions to complete the Dashew Center Check-In online|
|September 28||All MFE Course Instruction Begins|
|By October 1||Complete UCLA Immunization Requirements|